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Table 2 In situ vessel or vascular bundle diameters immediately before sealing (Primary experiment)

From: Safety and effectiveness of a novel generator algorithm for bipolar vessel sealing: a randomised controlled chronic animal study

Vessel typethermoSEAL mode (TSM)BiClamp® mode (BCM)p value
No.mean ± STD (range) [mm]No.mean ± STD (range) [mm]
All vessels504.5 ± 1.5 (2.1–9.6)494.4 ± 1.4 (2.2–9.0)0.75
Arteries253.7 ± 0.8 (2.1–5.9)234.0 ± 1.1 (2.9–6.8)0.79
Veins195.4 ± 1.7 (3.2–9.6)145.0 ± 1.3 (2.2–6.9)0.45
Vascular bundles64.7 ± 0.5 (4.0–5.5)124.6 ± 1.8 (2.8–9.0)0.89